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Quick and easy family-friendly recipes made with real food that don’t take all day to make.

Recent Posts

10 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

October 25, 2021I'm sharing 10 healthy and delicious pumpkin recipes that you can enjoy all fall long + I'm answering all your questions about this nutrient-packed autumn superstar. It is PUMPKIN SEASON and I'm here for it! While I don't go crazy for…Read More

Hello Fresh vs Blue Apron vs Home Chef Review

October 22, 2021Which meal kit company is the best? I tried a few and have a review of Hello Fresh vs Blue Apron vs Home Chef for you comparing and contrasting each one from ordering to unboxing to cooking and enjoying! This…Read More
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Before you get any further...

hi, I’m Kath!

I’m a Registered Dietitian, healthy eater, and mom of two from Charlottesville, Virginia. Here you’ll find a healthy mix of real-life meals made from whole ingredients balanced with the pleasures of life, including buttercream frosting and good wine. Plus a sprinkle of nutrition, home life, beauty, parenting, and organizing.

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Featured Posts

How To Organize Your Digital Clutter

February 12, 2021Are you drowning in digital clutter? Learn how to conquer digital organization with a simple system that takes no more than one hour each week so you can spend more time doing what you love! Here's an overview of the…Read More

Beautycounter Products For Brighter Skin

May 8, 2020These two Beautycounter products for brighter skin have changed my skin for the better (er, brighter!) Get a promo code on your first order at the bottom of the post! The Glow Skin Duo While I've had a solid skincare…Read More

Healthy Mindset

The Squiggly Line Effect

July 19, 2021One of my most popular post concepts, the Squiggly Line Effect, shows you that maintaining a healthy weight is not solely ruled by a mathematical formula that you must adhere to perfectly every day. Rather, it's fluid and flexible. When…Read More

How To Eat Healthy At McDonald’s

April 28, 2021Looking for tips on how to eat healthy at McDonald's? Read on for my experience having lunch at McDonald's on our recent car trip.  How to Eat Healthy at McDonald's Step 1: Order food Step 2: Eat it Let me…Read More

Oatmeal Recipes

Healthy Baked Oatmeal (Pumpkin!)

September 20, 2021This healthy baked oatmeal is the best way to get all of your favorite seasonal flavors in one cozy dish. Oats, warm spices, canned pumpkin, and just a touch of caramelized brown sugar topping make this crave-worthy baked oatmeal a…Read More

Oatmeal Pancake Recipe

May 14, 2020One of KERF's oldest recipes, this single serving oatmeal pancake recipe combines quick oats, a whole egg, baking powder, and cinnamon for a hearty skillet pancake ready in minutes! My oldest recipe? This oatmeal pancake recipe might be the oldest…Read More

Home Organizing

Farmhouse Decor Finds For Fall

October 15, 2021As we move into cooler weather, my home decor gets cozier and more rustic. From a leather throw pillow to autumn wreaths and copper lanterns, here are some of my favorite farmhouse decor finds for fall.  I love a neutral…Read More

20 Empty Mason Jar Storage Ideas

October 6, 2021Have an abundance of empty mason jars at home? This list of empty mason jar storage ideas will help you recycle and reuse in smart ways!  Raise your hand if you have a collection of empty mason jars just waiting…Read More